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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “mantle”

mantle

noun [S] (RESPONSIBILITY)
責任
    /ˈmæn.tl̩/ US  /-t̬l̩/ formal
the responsibilities of an important position or job, especially as given from the person who had the job to the person who replaces them
(尤指前任留給繼任者的)責任,衣缽
She unsuccessfully attempted to assume the mantle of presidency.
她想接任總統,但未成功。
He has been asked to take on the mantle of managing director in the New York office.
他獲邀請出任紐約辦事處總經理一職。
Duty, obligation and responsibility
(Definition of mantle noun (RESPONSIBILITY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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